verb (used with object), hemmed, hem·ming.
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Origin of hem1
Definition for hem (2 of 3)
verb (used without object), hemmed, hem·ming.
Origin of hem2
Definition for hem (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for hem
After some hemming and hawing, Yusaf finally replied with, “Why do you have to insult the Prophet?”
After 500 pages of hemming and hawing by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Roethlisberger was never criminally charged.
“It was the only part of the script I was hemming and hawing over whether to use the language from the comic book,” Vaughn said.
You cannot keep her from sewing and hemming all Sunday in her garret.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 4 (of 4)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
You have learned the hemming stitch; now you will try the hemstitch.Clothing and Health|Helen Kinne
Still they were moving on, when Hemming, recovering himself, called them back.
The hemming shows that no skilful seamstress held the needle.
Jack was about to douse the light, but Hemming told him to let it burn on.